A woman enters a Middle Ages Church, build of Gothic architectural style, on a stone carved portal. Two angels statues dominates the entrance. Gothic architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and late medieval period. Its characteristics include the pointed arch, the ribbed vault and the flying buttress. Gothic architecture is most familiar as the architecture of many of the great cathedrals, abbeys and churches of Europe. It is also the architecture of many castles, palaces, town halls, guild halls, universities and to a less prominent extent, private dwellings.